Category: Fat

Miss Tyra: Kiss My Fat Ass

(Via) Predictably, the fat shamers crawl out of the woodwork to express “concern” about the “health” of women who have an ounce of fat on their bodies. From the comments at Youtube: * if youre fat youre unhealthy. stop trying…

Wonderful, Glorious Me

I’ve been doing a little poking around through our trackbacks, and it seems that a number of people have found the comments to these posts a bit disheartening, in a god-when-can-we-ever-stop-berating-ourselves kind of way. For example, Maia wrote, What I…

Death Is Not An Option

I believe it was the late, lamented Spy that used to run a feature called ‘Death Is Not An Option.” The idea being that you had to choose between two equally bad options for sex — and death was not…

And I Am Telling You

Jennifer Holliday’s performance of the showstopper during the 1982 Tonys. Salon has a nice piece here about Holliday’s performance during the original Broadway run of “Dreamgirls” and how That Song worked its way into the culture. Particularly into gay culture.…

First, Global Warming. Now This.

It would seem that we can add one more thing to the list of things for which the “obesity epidemic” can be blamed: anorexia. Yep. Well, more accurately, we can blame anti-obesity hysteria for an increase in the incidence of…